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Going through spaces

With a necessary dose of surrealism to go through the spaces between men – an exhibition of new work by Hoang Duong Cam

For Hoang Duong Cam the task of the artist is akin to an acrobatic feat of tightrope walking […]

By |October 5th, 2018|Art, Arts|0 Comments
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Fred’s World

From cockroaches to a spiritually-powered Vietnamese heroine, peer into the eclectic world of animator Fred Serra

Animation artist Fred Serra’s apartment and studio space is currently going through a very last minute and unannounced renovation by the landlord, so our scheduled interview moved locations to his bar—now design studio […]

By |September 13th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Royal Showing

Dare to stare at this bold batch of over-sized canvases

While there is no blueprint for when an artist should achieve what might be called “success,” oil painting is not typically a medium where history has thrown up a large number of wunderkinder. Of course there […]

By |September 11th, 2018|Art, Arts, Features|0 Comments
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By Popular Demand

Jerome Peschard is a contemporary pop artist you should know

The pop art movement began in the 1950s and prospered in the 1960s in the US and UK, pulling imagery from popular and commercial culture as a means of generating more socially relevant commentary. This was a rejection of […]

By |August 25th, 2018|Art, Features|0 Comments
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On The Plus Side

MoT+++ and their artists to watch

MoT+++ is a new concept from the art space previously known as Dia Projects. The space will remain at its Binh Thanh location in Ho Chi Minh City while expanding its program to four main projects: the […]

By |August 18th, 2018|Art, Features|0 Comments
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Art Direction

As one of the leading, important art galleries in the city, Oi asks Galerie Quynh to highlight works of three emerging artists they represent. Tran Duy Hung’s profile of the artists and their work are done with a keen, expert eye that allows us […]

By |August 7th, 2018|Arts, Design, Features|0 Comments
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1969

A look back in pictures and in words of Old Saigon

On September 23, 1969, 11 days after my 23rd birthday, I stepped off a Braniff 707 at Tan Son Nhat Airport in Saigon to begin my one-year tour of duty in the U. S. Air Force. […]

By |July 12th, 2018|Features, Photo Essay|0 Comments
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Frivolity

How manga and Japanese woodblock prints influenced Vietnamese silk painting artist Bui Tien Tuan

One of the negative sides of development is the propensity for a society’s treasured cultural traditions and customs to be diluted and even abandoned in the headlong rush to embrace the new, the modern. […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Arts, Features|0 Comments
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Do Hai Anh Presents her new Dance Performance in Danzinc

Do Hai Anh – Winner of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE VIETNAM presents her new dance performance in Danzinc – International Dancers’ & Choreographers’ Residency Festival – Singapore

From 8th to 19th of August, Đô Hải Anh’s dance company Unicorn Art Co., Ltd is proud […]

By |July 6th, 2018|Arts, Dance|0 Comments
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Finding Zen

Khanh An Monastery (1055/3D, Quoc Lo 1, D12) began as a humble pagoda erected by Buddhist monk Tri Hien in 1905. A wealthy family later donated six hectares of land for its expansion. During the French occupation, the pagoda was used by […]

By |June 29th, 2018|Arts, Features, Photo Essay|0 Comments